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Friday Odds and Ends

Posted by mcm0704 on June 15, 2018 |

Last weekend I was in Austin for my granddaughter’s graduation celebration. She opted for a party at home with some of her friends from school, as well as several adult friends that she enjoys. So it was a casual, fun party, and I am so glad I was able to go and share in the […]

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Friday Read – Book Excerpt

Posted by mcm0704 on June 7, 2018 |

As promised on Monday, here is another excerpt from A Dead Tomato Plant and a Paycheck, my humorous memoir. Back when I was writing the weekly newspaper column, from which most of this book is taken, I didn’t shy away from poking fun at anyone, including myself. Today, let’s share some chocolate, chocolate chip muffins. […]

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Feeding the Homeless

Posted by mcm0704 on June 6, 2018 |

Before I turn the stage over to Slim Randles, I want to announce another great contest that I’m sponsoring with a group of terrific authors over at The Kindle Book Review. Enter now for a chance to win a 10″ Kindle Fire, $25 Amazon eCard, and a Bookworm coffee mug. The giveaway ends June 30, 2018. You can enter every […]

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Monday Morning Musings

Posted by mcm0704 on November 13, 2017 |

I have had a long love affair with trees. It started when I was a child and would climb the large Elm in my backyard. Sometimes to read. Other times to just sit and be away from everything and everybody else. Often it was a refuge. And I was devastated when the people who bought […]

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On the Brink of War?

Posted by mcm0704 on October 13, 2017 |

Before the heart of this blog post, I’ll share a picture of one of my cats. Hermione is so hard to photograph as she always runs from the camera, I had to snap this one of her basking in the sunlight the other morning. It was a chilly morning here in East Texas, and all the […]

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How Clean is Your Kitchen?

Posted by mcm0704 on October 11, 2017 |

Slim Randles is here today as my guest, bragging on one of his friends. But first, a little bragging from me.  Actually, not bragging. Just an announcement. My short story, Escaping Raul,is now live for Kindle, and I am doing a giveaway. You can enter the sweepstakes HERE for a chance to win one of the 25 copies being […]

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Monday Morning Musings

Posted by mcm0704 on July 24, 2017 |

I’m back! Did you all play nicely while I was gone? The two-week drama camp was amazing, and the performances were outstanding. Here is a picture of just one of the scenes. The show title was “Mayhem on Market Street,” and the story involved thievery, mischief, and a search for a mcguffin. One of the parents […]

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Special Picnics

Posted by mcm0704 on June 7, 2017 |

Slim Randles is here as today’s Wednesday’s Guest with a thoughtful piece about shyness and friendships. We have all had moments of being extremely shy – well some of us – and maybe feeling so awkward that we could hardly say a word. But maybe not to the extreme of Richard. I hope you enjoy […]

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Quilting Could Take Years

Posted by mcm0704 on May 24, 2017 |

How absolutely horrid that terrorists chose a family-friendly site to enact another bombing that took so many lives and injured so many more. Not that any site is better than the other, but there is something very tragic in the loss of lives that include children. And what did the Manchester bombing accomplish for the […]

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Book Review & Great Gifts

Posted by mcm0704 on December 23, 2016 |

If you are looking for some last minute gifts for the readers on your Holiday gift list check out the books featured on Joan Reeves Slingwords blog.  Books make great gifts – I know I love to get books – and it is so easy now to read on electronic devices that the story  goes every where […]

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